Banna people

The Banna People of Ethiopia Where Young Men Walk on Stilts

The Banna, sometimes called Benna or Banya are a Nilotic ethnic group in Ethiopia that can be found in areas like Chari mountain near Kako town and Dimeka.

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Chika Ofili

Meet Chika Ofili: The 14-year old Nigeria kid who discovered historic Mathematical formula

A young Nigerian boy based in the United Kingdom, Chika Ofili, made a historical discovery in Mathematics by creating a new mathematical formula to make the study of mathematics easier to understand.

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Godwin Ajala – The Nigerian Man Who Laid His Life To Save Countless Number Of People From The Blazing World Trade Center

Godwin Ajala is often remembered and celebrated as an American national hero who laid his life for the sake of countless people who were escaping…

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Meet Emmanuel Alieu Mansaray: The 25-year-old Sierra Leonean Who Built Sierra Leone’s First Solar-powered Car Made Out of Trash

Emmanuel Alieu Mansaray is a 25-year-old self-taught Sierra Leonean innovator and engineer who built the first-ever locally made solar-powered car in Sierra Leone.

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Jollof

Poll: Which African country has the best Jollof?

The Jollof war is a never-ending war in Africa between Africans who come on social media to defend their Jollof over another.

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Isah Auwal-Barde: 17 years old Nigerian teenager from Kano State invents robot using exoskeleton remote control 

Isah Auwal-Barde, age 17, from Kano State in Nigeria has invented a robot that works with a robotic exoskeleton remote control.

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Honesty Godwin

Meet Honesty Godwin: The Nigerian Man Who Built Foldable Electric Wheelchair Using Local Materials

In Nigeria, West Africa, a young and talented man named Honesty Godwin has built an electric wheelchair with an automatic obstacle avoidance system.

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Lesley Ncube

28-year-old South African entrepreneur Lesley Ncube launched his own smartphone

28 years old South African entrepreneur, computer scientist, and software developer, Lesley Ncube launched his own smartphone which he calls Shumi.

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Sallu Kamuskay – The Architect behind Salone Messenger, A Young Man that has embraced the path of Positivist Change Making

Founded in 2014 in Sierra Leone, West Africa, Salone Messenger is an online platform that tells Human Interest stories, among others.

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Meet Nzambi Matee: The Kenyan Woman Turning Plastic Wastes Into Bricks ‘Seven Times’ Stronger Than Concrete Bricks

A 29-year-old Kenyan woman named Nzambi Matee is turning tons of plastic waste trash generated in Kenya into super durable, lightweight bricks that are five to seven times stronger than concrete bricks.

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John Edmonstone

John Edmonstone: The Enslaved Black Man Who Taught Charles Darwin The Skill of Taxidermy, A Skill That Made The Theory of Evolution Possible

John Edmonstone was an enslaved black man who taught the young and inexperienced Charles Darwin the skill of taxidermy.

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Utlwanang Mmeti

17-year-old South African entrepreneur, Utlwanang Mmeti launches his own sneaker brand

In South Africa, a 17-year-old student Utlwanang Mmeti who wants his sneaker brand to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs to start young has launched his own locally made sneaker brand called ‘Dapper Shooz’.

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Meet Jerry Mallo: Maker Of Nigeria’s First Luxury Sports Car And The First In West Africa

A 27-year-old Nigerian fabrication engineer and Chief Executive Officer of Bennie Technologies LTD., Jerry Mallo made history by building the first Nigerian-made fibre sports car in Nigeria and West Africa.

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A 24-year-old from Niger has created the country’s first video game “Heroes of the Sahel”

The video game designed by a young man of 24, draws its substance and form from the cultural riches of Niger. Coveryni Issa Mahaman’s ambition is to make it an animated film in the medium term.

Niger has its first video game, designed in Niger and by a Nigerien. “Les Héros du Sahel”, named after this invention is made to adapt to android phones, computers and the Nitendo Wii.

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The Story of Joseph Phillipe Lemercier Laroche: The only Black Man of African Ancestry Onboard The R.M.S Titanic

Millions of people have either seen or read the story of the R.M.S Titanic. But how many of us have read about Joseph Phillipe Lemercier Laroche, a Haitian engineer – the only black man of African ancestry that was onboard the R.M.S Titanic.

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Christopher Nsamba

In remembrance of Christopher Nsamba, the Ugandan who designed the world’s largest life-saving incubator

In June 2020, a Ugandan innovator, researcher and engineer Christopher Nsamba, the founder and director of the African Space Research Program, designed the largest and most technologically advanced baby incubator in the world.

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Mamadu Ndulador Bah

Meet Mamadu Ndulador Bah: The 20-year-old Sierra Leonean Innovator that developed a generator that uses no fuel

20-year-old Sierra Leonean Innovator, Mamadu Ndulador Bah known for his mind-blowing innovations developed a generator that works without fuel, water, or solar energy and it is CO2 free.

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Mukundi Malovhele

Meet Mukundi Malovhele: The 21-year-old South African who built his own Lamborghini from scrap

In South Africa, 22-year-old Mukundi Malovhele has shown the world that whatever the black man put his mind to, he will achieve it. The 22-year-old whose love and admiration for luxury cars has built his own dream Lamborghini using scrap materials.

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Katrin Esau: Last remaining speaker of South Africa’s oldest language

Katrina Esau, popularly called Ouma [meaning grandmother] is the last survivor of South Africa’s oldest language, Njuu. At 88-year-old, grandmother Esau is working very hard and smart to ensure the preservation and survival of the Njuu language.

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From sleeping on the streets of Freetown to becoming an author: Yusuf Kamara released his debut book ‘Out of the Slums Came Poetry’

‘Out of the Slums Came Poetry’ is a book written by Yusuf Kamara and co-authored by Bridgette O James, an established Sierra Leonean poet who lives in the United Kingdom

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